• 172d AW Member Recognized as the ANG's Crew Chief of the Year

    It has been announced that the Air National Guard's top crew chief for 2013 is a member of the 172d Airlift Wing's Maintenance Group. Master Sgt. Brian Kennedy has been named as the 2013 CMSAF Thomas N. Barnes Crew Chief of the Year Award winner. "The award is given annually to Airmen that the Air

  • 172d AW FSS Customer Service Section wins DOD Award

    The 172d Force Support Squadron Customer Service Section was recognized for their commitment and dedication to excellence in customer service from October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013. The recipients of the award are (Ret) Master Sgt. Theresa Hinton, Tech. Sgt. Holly Tucker, Senior Airman

  • Chief Developments at the 172d AW

    Thanks to a Magnolia State visit by the Air National Guard's top ranked enlisted leader, Mississippi Air National Guardsmen were saluted for the impact they are presently making while also getting a preview of what their future roles may entail.With a 'boots on the ground' mentality of getting

  • Mississippi First-Term Air Guardsmen Receive Senior Guidance

    With an eye on the future, some of the Mississippi Air National Guard's most seasoned veterans recently invested quality time with more than 30 first-term Airmen in hopes of inspiring and preparing them to embrace future leadership roles.The combination of command chiefs and 1st Sgts from the 172d,

  • Mississippi Guard Forces Shift Gears to Help Needy 172d AW Family

    Thanks to the combined efforts of Mississippi Army and Air National Guard personnel, a deployed MS Guardsmen's family has seen first-hand how a lemon can be turned into lemonade.Although Master Sgt. Terry Medley's family didn't literally see lemonade made, what they did witness was an overwhelming

  • Col Jonathan T. Wall Assumes 172d Airlift Wing Command

    With the mission of providing global airlift support still moving forward, members of the 172d Airlift wing recently paused for a change of command ceremony that resulted in Col Jonathan T. Wall replacing the wing's outgoing commander, Brig Gen William Crisler.With Congressmen Gregg Harper in

  • Another Amazing Flight to the North Pole

    The Mississippi Air National Guard's 172d Airlift Wing hosted its 7th annual Flight to the North Pole on Thursday, December 13th.  Wing personnel teamed up with Y101, Brown Bottling Group, the Brain Injury Association and the Salvation Army for the big event that culminated with nearly 60 Angel Tree

  • It's an Excellent for the 172d

    Members of the 172d Airlift Wing received 'excellent' news at the ORI brief that was held at Thompson Field on Wednesday Nov. 7, 2012. Air Mobility Command IG inspection team personnel were on hand to present an overall "excellent" Operational Readiness Inspection grade while announcing the graded